Industry News

NOAA Fisheries unveils climate science strategy

4th September 2015
As ocean conditions continue to change, putting ocean ecosystems and the communities that rely upon them at risk, NOAA took a first step in providing regional fisheries managers and stakeholders with information they need to reduce the effects of climate change and build resilience. “NOAA just...

GOED Response: Washington Post Article Calls Omega-3 Science into Question

10th July 2015
The latest in the recent spate of negative omega-3 coverage comes from an article by Peter Whoriskey at The Washington Post, posted last night (the article also appears in today’s print edition of the publication). While several versions of the headline were seen in the last 24 hours:  “Claims...

IFFO contributes to the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2015-2024

2nd April 2015
On 23rd-24th March IFFO took part in the annual OECD-FAO meeting of the Commodities Markets working group. The purpose of such meeting was to review the baseline projections for the period 2015-2024 of the different agri-markets, including the fish sector. Economists and representatives of the...

IFFO’s Director General’s visit to China

1st April 2015
The IFFO Beijing office arranged a busy week for Director General Andrew Mallison during his visit in March. Meetings in Beijing included the China Feed Industry Association to discuss the revision to the China Fishmeal Standard, the China Quarantine and Inspection Agency (AQSIQ) to discuss...

MSICeres: How our industry and IFFO have evolved over the decades

31st March 2015
Guest Columnists: James Frank and Charles Levy Over the years we have seen our industry group evolve from our first IAFMM Lima Conference in 1988, to the IFOMA Lima Conference in 2000 and finally at the IFFO Lima Conference in 2011. IFFO has advanced rapidly, especially for traders/agents/brokers...